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I have a 2000 Ford Explorer (Eddie Bauer edition). We changed all brake pads and front calibers. I lost all brakes. The peddle goes all the way to the floor. Any clue on what it could be. Oh yeah and I do not see any leaks anywhere.
My question is whether or not I can remove the (TCU) from a AW-4 transmission and replace it with some after market valve body or just disconnect it and it will function normally from fluid pressure. The (CPS) is probably bad and maybe the (SBECII) and the trans takes info from both. The fuel injection and distributor are going to be change out and ...
How do I let someone know at Cadillac how dissatisfied I am on my recent lease of a 2009 cts 4? The ignition locks up after you park and you can not start the vehicle unless you know how to maneuver the steering wheel. The carpeting on the driver's side was a total mismatch, it does not connect to the plastic by your legs, also there is a rattle in the ...
Price of Cobalt 4 door automatic power windows etc. Who is the best Chevrolet dealership in NJ, also I am getting all different prices. I need good price/also safety how safe is this cobalt 4 door sedan?
Hello Ladies, How is the repair schedule costs for a 2008 VW Lux or Komfort Eos? Reliability? I am going to lease this car. What info should I have at my fingertips to negotiate the best lease. I was told to contact ONLY the Fleet Managers. I will be at the dealerships at the END of the month and they want to CLEAR OUT the 2008 models. So this is to ...
Hi! My son had a 1988 Camry that was in excellent condition inside and out with low miles. We loved the car and he worked all last summer to make the money to buy it. It was stolen from a store parking lot last month. Three weeks later the police found it in a field totally trashed. Truly heart breaking! We did not know that these cars were so easy to ...
My van has been starting to make a whining noise. When I take my foot off the accelerator and let it roll the rest of the way to the corner even before I touch the brakes & hear this wind down noise. I thought it was my tires so I had them rotated. But it is still doing it. It kind of sounds like RRRRrrrrr. What do you think it is? I would just like an idea ...

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